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Chromosome 15q duplication mosaicism

Chromosome 15q duplication mosaicism: Introduction

Chromosome 15q duplication mosaicism: A rare chromosomal disorder where duplication of a portion of chromosome 15 in some of the body's cells causes various abnormalities such as clubfoot, poor muscle tone, neurological dysfunction and hand abnormalities. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount and exact location of the genetic material that is duplicated. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chromosome 15q duplication mosaicism is available below.

Symptoms of Chromosome 15q duplication mosaicism

Treatments for Chromosome 15q duplication mosaicism

  • Treatment varies depending on the type and severity of symptom that develop
  • Surgery may be needed to correct defects or abnormalities e.g. heart defects, facial abnormalities
  • Access to programs and services as required e.g. physical therapy, speech therapy, educational support, social, vocational and medical services
  • Various symptomatic and supportive measures as required
  • Genetic counseling and joining a support group is recommended
  • more treatments...»

Causes of Chromosome 15q duplication mosaicism

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Prognosis for Chromosome 15q duplication mosaicism

Prognosis for Chromosome 15q duplication mosaicism: The prognosis varies depending on the type and severity of symptoms that develop. Prompt diagnosis and appropriate treatment can improve prognosis and quality of life.

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